Kennesaw State Jazz Ensemble to Perform in Cartersville

The Kennesaw State University Jazz Ensemble returns to the Grand Theater in Cartersville at 7 p.m….

Georgia (Oct 2, 2003) — Kennesaw State Jazz Ensemble to Perform in Cartersville

Cheryl Brown

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Contact: Cheryl Anderson Brown‚ PR Coordinator for the School of the Arts‚ 770−499−3417 or cbrown@kennesaw.edu

The Kennesaw State University Jazz Ensemble returns to the Grand Theater in Cartersville at 7 p.m. on October 18 for a one−night−only evening of hot‚ Latin jazz.

“The KSU Jazz Ensemble is fast becoming a local favorite‚” says Matt Santini‚ administrator of the Grand Theatre. “They are simply some of the best jazz musicians in the area.”

Led by jazz trumpeter Steven Watson‚ the Ensemble will perform Latin hits including “Caravan” by Juan Tizol‚ “Mambo Caliente” by Arturo Sandoval and‚ of course‚ “TEQUILA!”

Performing every variety of jazz from hot to smooth and New Orleans to Latin‚ the KSU Jazz Ensemble also mixes big band‚ swing‚ musical theatre favorites and jazz rock into their numerous performances throughout the year. The ensemble often performs concerts large and small throughout Atlanta and north Georgia‚ with regular performances on the Kennesaw State University campus‚ just 17 miles south of Cartersville.

“We are pleased that the Grand Theatre has once again invited our Jazz Ensemble to perform at the Grand‚” said Joseph Meeks‚ dean of the KSU School of the Arts. “This is another aspect of our growing partnership with the Grand Theatre‚ Anverse Inc. and the community of Cartersville to increase awareness of and participation in the arts.”

Tickets for the Oct. 18 performance are $8 for adults and $5 for children. For more information‚ call the Grand Theatre at 770−386−7343.

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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of nearly 17‚500 from 123 countries. The fourth largest state university out of 34 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.



A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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